Maria Bethânia: Music Is Perfume

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Maria Bethânia: Música é Perfume
Promotional publicity poster
Directed by Georges Gachot
Produced by Georges Gachot
Written by Alan Bodian
Starring Maria Bethânia
Caetano Veloso
Gilberto Gil
Chico Buarque
Cinematography Matthias Kälin
Edited by Anja Bombelli
Ruth Schläpfer
Distributed by ArtMattan Productions
Release date
  • August 24, 2005 (2005-08-24)
Running time
82 minutes
Country Switzerland
Language Portuguese

Maria Bethânia: Music is Perfume (Portuguese: Maria Bethânia: Música é Perfume) is a 2005 documentary by French-born, Swiss-based director Georges Gachot that focuses on Brazilian singer Maria Bethânia. The film follows the star in the recording studio, the concert stage and in a visit to her 100-year-old mother in Bahia. The film also included appearances by Brazilian music stars including Caetano Veloso (Bethânia’s brother), Gilberto Gil, Chico Buarque and Nana Caymmi.[1][2][3][4]


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